Joint Institution Seminar Series: Tips for Effective Data Visualization

December 10, 2021 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Fri., Dec. 10, 2021, 1:30-2:30pm EST

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Eric E Monson, PhD
Data Visualization Specialist
Duke Libraries Center for Data and Visualization Sciences

Visualization is a powerful way to reveal patterns in data, attract attention, and get your message across to an audience quickly and clearly. But, there are many steps in that journey from exploration to information to influence, and many choices to make when putting it all together to tell your story. I will cover some basic guidelines for effective visualization, point out a few common pitfalls to avoid, and run through a critique and iterations of an existing visualization to help you start seeing better choices beyond the program defaults.

Level/audience: Applied biostatisticians, statistics for clinicians


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